National COVID-19 Health Care Fraud Takedown:

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, along with law enforcement partners, participated in the largest coordinated law enforcement action to combat health care fraud related to COVID-19. 14 defendants in 7 federal districts across...

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Scams

People across the country are receiving emails and texts, asking them to complete a limited-time survey about the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccine. In exchange, people are offered a free reward but asked to pay shipping fees. If you get an email or text like...

Niagara County Sheriff’s Office: Watch out for vaccine survey scams

Author: WGRZ Staff Published: 9:20 PM EDT March 15, 2021 Updated: 9:20 PM EDT March 15, 2021   NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — As more people continue to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is warning Western New Yorkers about the...

OIG interview focusing on COVID-19 vaccine fraud

COVID-19 Scammers Target Senior Citizens. KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper talked with Medicare fraud agent Nenette Day to find out what consumers can do to protect themselves.  Link: https://www.ksfr.org/post/covid-19-scammers-target-senior-citizens

Patient Advocate Program Webinar – December 1, 2020

Date: December 1, 2020 Time: 10:00 AM Topic: Exploring the Latest Health Care Scams & How to Protect Your Health Care Identity Speakers: Beth Nelson, SMP Director, NY StateWide Senior Action Council; Leslie Sierra, Outreach Counselor, NY StateWide Senior Action...